The ttra Annual International Conference is the premier event in which the global community of practitioners and educators engaged in research, information management, and marketing in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries comes together to network and share best practices. Members in ttra represent a variety of segments from the greater international travel and tourism community, including educators, practitioners, research providers/consultants and users of research.

Lotfi Chahdi

Statistics Canada

Lotfi Chahdi started his career at Statistics Canada as Project Manager, Aviation Statistics Program. After 3 years, he became Senior Project Manager responsible for Radio and Television statistics. He then joined the Tourism Statistics Program in 2007 and is currently Chief, responsible for International Travel Survey, Travel Survey of Residents of Canada, development of the new National Travel Survey, as well as the new initiatives.

Lotfi holds a Master’s in Economics from the University Laval and a Master’s in Project Management from the University of Quebec in Outaouais.